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VES Headline News

Visual Effects Society Releases Demo Material Guidelines

VES guidelines for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part of a demo reel portfolio by VFX facilities and practitioners are aimed at providing reasonable access for artists to showcase their work while protecting the ownership rights of studios and producers.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

Jorge Gutierrez to Deliver Keynote at VIEW 2015

Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’

Shotgun Software Headline News

Shotgun Announces New Review, Pipeline Features at SIGGRAPH

 Shotgun 6.3 includes a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects.

FuseFX Headline News

FuseFX Receives Emmy Noms for “S.H.I.E.L.D,” “Horror Story”

FuseFX artists are nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.  episode “The Dirty Half Dozen” and for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for the American Horror Story episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”

Luxion Headline News

Luxion Announces New KeyShot Plugins for Maya 2016, Cinema 4D

Luxion announces new plugin support and advanced import options for Autodesk Maya 2016 and Maxon Cinema 4D at SIGGRAPH 2015.

Allegorithmic Headline News

Allegorithmic Integrates NVIDIA DesignWorks into Substance Designer

The material creation software adds Iray Photorealistic Rendering and Look Development Tool to its feature set.

DesignWorks Headline News

NVIDIA Announces DesignWorks at SIGGRAPH 2015

DesignWorks is a suite of software tools, technologies, and libraries for designers that enable photoreal rendering for unparalleled accuracy, easy transfer of materials and digital models between applications, and the ability to incorporate virtual reality into design software.

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

Pixar’s Universal Scene Description to be Open-Sourced

Pixar Animation Studios plans to release its USD software, which enables dramatically increased efficiency across workflows, as an open-source project by the summer of 2016.